Add Dependent Request
- Only a spouse or child can be added as an F-2 dependent.
- You must show additional funding of $3,500 for each dependent. Your I-20 will be updated to show the new finances.
- F-2 is valid for the duration of the F1 visa holder's status.
- F-2 dependents may not work, but they may study part-time. F-2 children enroll in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
- Children must be under 21 to qualify for F-2 status.
- F-2 dependents do not pay the SEVIS I-901 fee, but they do pay any fees associated with their F-2 visa appointment.